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Food and restaurants in Beaufort County

Top restaurants

Seafood Restaurant
“Our favorite place to eat. Lots of activities to pass time while waiting. Great sunset views and great food. Waits are very long during busy season. Go early, they also have a discounted menu early. Check restaurant for times for this. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Local gem. Owned and operated locally. Seafood locally sourced. Great waterfront seating, inside and out. Try Sunday brunch. Go before noon”
  • 39 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“When the sun goes down, the Rooftop Bar at Poseidon Coastal Cuisine heats up! Sunset views, live entertainment, dancing, a great bar and in-house DJ make the Rooftop Bar at Poseidon the place to be after dark. Located in Shelter Cove.”
  • 42 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“(South Beach casual) - Good for a relaxing meal, drink, or ice cream cone. Music there most afternoons and evenings (5:30-9:30pm I think). Can be busy but easy and convenient.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Residential Building (Flat / Apartment)
“Shelter Cove is everything in one: It's a shopping center, live music venue, marina, local boat charters, dolphin cruises, crabbing cruises, outdoor bike paths, ice cream, beautiful place to watch the sunset!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Jazz Club
“Acclaimed one of the top “100 Great Jazz Rooms” in the world by DOWNBEAT Magazine, The Jazz Corner celebrates 19 years of presenting spectacular entertainment paired with gourmet cuisine this year. The 99-seat Jazz Corner has become a Lowcountry landmark. The intimate, elegant atmosphere is the perfect setting to enjoy an evening of world-class entertainment enhanced by innovative southern flavors menu and personal, attentive service.”
  • 27 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“From delicious baby-back ribs, mouth-watering brisket, authentic pit-to-plate BBQ, hand-cut steaks, char-grilled chicken, the world’s best wings, salads and more, it doesn’t get better than One Hot Mama’s! Best barbecue on the island. Executive Chef and Managing Partner, Orchid Paulmeier is the star of One Hot Mama’s in more ways than one. Not only is her award-winning barbecue the star of the menu, but Orchid herself has a claim to fame. As a Food Network Star, Orchid brings her expertise in Southern BBQ straight to your table. Mama Orchid continues to remain a favorite among the foodie community!”
  • 15 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Your basic American grill. Quite popular. Located just outside Greenwood Gate. Open late till 2am. ”
  • 17 locals recommend

Cafes

Bakery
“COFFEE, brunch, tea, drinks, sandwiches, salads. Super cool spot for grabbing something to go or sitting (inside or out) and enjoying. In the heart of Old Town. A local FAVORITE. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Café
“The Cottage is a little bit further, but still could be walked to. It's a little more upscale, but perfect for breakfast and lunch!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“The Frosty Frog Cafe offers terrific Hilton Head pizza, salads, sandwiches, appetizers and the best daiquiris in the area! The next time you’re searching for a Hilton Head restaurant, stop by The Frosty Frog Cafe located just minutes away from the villa! The atmosphere is perfect with a firepit, plenty of seating outside and ocean sounds coming through the speakers.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Café
“The Bakery was established in 1998 by the Leon family and taken over by the Belka Family from Poland in 2012. The Belka family lovingly create baked goods for their local Hilton Head and Bluffton neighbors, as well as for tourists. A wide selection of bread, pastries and deli goods are made daily from scratch, then served by the friendliest staff found anywhere. Visit the cozy cafe or have a seat in the courtyard while they prepare a cup of freshly ground coffee or perhaps your favorite tea for you. You also might want to try a Brioche, Chocolate Twist, Scone, Parisian Macarons or some other delicious sandwich, soup, quiche or pastry. The quiche is the best you will ever have!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Burrito Place
“After a long day at the beach Java Burrito hit the spot. Their margaritas are excellent, too!”
  • 14 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Locally owned gourmet coffee shop with a variety of espresso drinks as well as fresh brewed coffee. They also have a daily variety of fresh pastries! They also rent out bicycles. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Skip Starbucks on this trip and head to our coffee hub hot spot for gelato or a sweet treat, and coffee!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
“It’s on the other side of the island but worth the drive. Great food, great times, better views. Highly recommend!”
  • 7 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“COFFEE, brunch, tea, drinks, sandwiches, salads. Super cool spot for grabbing something to go or sitting (inside or out) and enjoying. In the heart of Old Town. A local FAVORITE. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Café
“The Cottage is a little bit further, but still could be walked to. It's a little more upscale, but perfect for breakfast and lunch!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Café
“The Bakery was established in 1998 by the Leon family and taken over by the Belka Family from Poland in 2012. The Belka family lovingly create baked goods for their local Hilton Head and Bluffton neighbors, as well as for tourists. A wide selection of bread, pastries and deli goods are made daily from scratch, then served by the friendliest staff found anywhere. Visit the cozy cafe or have a seat in the courtyard while they prepare a cup of freshly ground coffee or perhaps your favorite tea for you. You also might want to try a Brioche, Chocolate Twist, Scone, Parisian Macarons or some other delicious sandwich, soup, quiche or pastry. The quiche is the best you will ever have!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 1 local recommends
Bakery
“This is a must. No need to seek out any other place for Ice Cream. Just go here.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
“An original on the island since 70’s. Great breakfast and lunch. Homemade pastries and and killer breads of all kinds”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
“A gourmet bakery, may be the finest bakery in the area. The pastries not only are delicious, they are gorgeous!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bakery
“Nice place for breakfast or lunch. Small indoor seating area along with outdoor seating. Gets crowded especially on weekends but food is good. ”
  • 3 locals recommend